Using marijuana in college may increase the risk of leaving school, a new study suggests. Researchers found even students who only used marijuana occasionally were more likely to leave than their peers who did not use drugs.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hiring contractors who can deploy hazardous waste contamination teams to two sites in Texas, to extract drug packages buried in toxic waste, according to Wired.
The Florida House Judiciary Committee this week passed a bill that would add 27 substances to the list of controlled substances that are banned in the state. The bill aims to make it more difficult for makers of synthetic drugs to manufacture their products.
Adults with a substance use disorder or mental illness smoke almost 40 percent of cigarettes in the United States, a new government study finds.
Toddlers of women who used methamphetamine in pregnancy, who live in an unstable home environment, appear to have an abnormal response to stress, a new study suggests.
Officials in Washington state have chosen a think tank to help them set up and regulate its new marijuana market, Reuters reports.
Abuse of the anesthesia drug propofol is on the rise among health care professionals who have easy access to it, a new study suggests.
An increasing number of teens and adults in southern California are using heroin, according to Drug Enforcement Administration officials.
Middle school students who date report using twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana, compared with their classmates without romantic relationships, a new study finds.
The recreational use of marijuana is a violation of international law, the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board warned the United States this week.